ANAPROX DS Ressources

Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 018164/003.

Names and composition

"ANAPROX DS" is the commercial name of a drug composed of NAPROXEN SODIUM.

Forms

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018164/003 ANAPROX DS NAPROXEN SODIUM TABLET/ORAL EQ 500MG BASE

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Does Naproxen Sodium contain aspirin?
It's prescription Naproxen Sodium (generic for Anaprox ds) 550 mg. I take it for severe menstrual cramps, however I am going for surgery in 4 days and am not supposed to take anything containing aspirin? Thanks in advance, hope you can help!! Asked by Ronda Sothman 1 month ago.

IMPORTANT: It doesn't, but your surgeon still needs to be aware that you are taking it. And YOU should not be getting your information about anything this important from anonymous amateurs like me who don't know anything about you. ASK YOUR DOCTOR. Answered by Delaine Beckley 1 month ago.

This Site Might Help You. RE: Does Naproxen Sodium contain aspirin? It's prescription Naproxen Sodium (generic for Anaprox ds) 550 mg. I take it for severe menstrual cramps, however I am going for surgery in 4 days and am not supposed to take anything containing aspirin? Thanks in advance, hope you can help!! Answered by Jeffery Pertee 1 month ago.

Naproxen does not contain aspirin, which is acetylsalicylic acid. But you probably still should not take it before a surgery. Definitely call your surgeon's office and get their advice. And I wish you good health and a quick recovery. Emma Answered by Adalberto Clatterbuck 1 month ago.

Not really. In the mean time if you run a hot shower and sit in there with the door closed for 15 minutes or so the moist heat will help loosen up some of the nasal congestion so that you can breath a little more freely. If you keep your nasal passage moist it prevents everything from hardening and backing up on you. I have year round sinus problems so I know the feeling. You can also get some over the counter nasal saline to use. It is not medicated so you can use it as needed and that will also help keep your nasal passage moist. If you chose to use something medicated Afrin works great but only use it for a day or two. If you use it more then that you will become more congested then you are now. Your best bet is something for the discomfort. Advil Sinus and cold medication works well along with the saline for your nose and moist heat from a shower. Good luck. Answered by Rosemarie Altum 1 month ago.

Anaprox Ds 550 Mg Answered by Lutke 1 month ago.

Anaprox 550 Answered by Marshall Pean 1 month ago.

It doesn't contain aspirin, but like aspirin, it can impair coagulation. Call your surgeon. Answered by Stefani Dellwo 1 month ago.


Overdose on naproxen sodium?
if a teen was prescribed naproxen (one 550mg a day) for cramps, would they get high or o.d. or something?!?! i need to now asap, im worried about a friend!!! Asked by Adalberto Devers 1 month ago.

Anaprox and Naprelan are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used to relieve mild to moderate pain and menstrual cramps. They are also prescribed for relief of the inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (the most common form of arthritis), and for ankylosing spondylitis (spinal arthritis), tendinitis, bursitis, acute gout, and other conditions. Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Anaprox. * Side effects of Anaprox may include: Abdominal pain, constipation, difficult or labored breathing, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, heartburn, nausea, red or purple pinpoint spots on the skin, rash-like symptoms, ringing in the ears, water retention Naprelan shares some of the above side effects, but also has some of its own: * Side effects of Naprelan may include: Back pain, flu symptoms, infection, nasal inflammation, sinus inflammation, sore throat, urinary infection If Anaprox is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Anaprox with the following: ACE inhibitors such as the blood pressure medication captopril Antiseizure drugs such as phenytoin sodium Aspirin Beta blockers, including blood pressure drugs such as propranolol hydrochloride Blood thinners such as warfarin sodium Certain water pills (diuretics) such as furosemide Lithium Methotrexate Naproxen in other forms, such as naproxen Oral diabetes drugs such as glyburide Other pain relievers such as aspirin, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen Probenecid Warfarin If you have more than 3 alcoholic drinks per day, check with your doctor before using painkillers. Any medication taken in excess can cause symptoms of overdose. If you suspect an overdose of Anaprox, seek medical attention immediately. * Symptoms of Anaprox overdose may include: Drowsiness, heartburn, indigestion, nausea, vomiting Any medication taken in excess can cause symptoms of overdose. If you suspect an overdose of Anaprox, seek medical attention immediately. * Symptoms of Anaprox overdose may include: Drowsiness, heartburn, indigestion, nausea, vomiting Answered by Concetta Carmella 1 month ago.

naproxen is nothing but asprin. And yea it can cause bleeding of the stomach. And is used as a blood thinner. Answered by Renata Martling 1 month ago.

you can od on any medication. will it get her high, no. it might make her feel sick or something. this is an anitflamitory you can buy over the counter. its found in pamprin. btw your friend is lucky to have someone who is so concerned. Answered by Gilbert Schillaci 1 month ago.


Opinions on whether I might have fibromyalgia? Please :)?
Okay so I went to the hospital today because I was having pain in my inner thigh on one spot. They said it wasn't blood clots, or anything of that sort. At this moment, I'm also having pain on other certain spots: shoulders, one area on both sides of my neck, my back, and pain in my legs. I decided to do a... Asked by Karmen Aten 1 month ago.

Okay so I went to the hospital today because I was having pain in my inner thigh on one spot. They said it wasn't blood clots, or anything of that sort. At this moment, I'm also having pain on other certain spots: shoulders, one area on both sides of my neck, my back, and pain in my legs. I decided to do a search with those keywords and is it possible that I could have fibromyalgia? Don't say the rude things like 'go to a real doctor' bla bla cause I already did and they just gave me anaprox ds which I'm not a pill kind of person. My sister has fibromyalgia as well. Could it be hereditary? Answered by Isiah Dickie 1 month ago.

i think i have it too..ive been seeing a chiropractor for two years and they havent helped..recently ive been experiencing pains all over and twitching in my legs and fatigue. I know what your going through :/ and im only 19.. Answered by Linn Athens 1 month ago.


What does it mean to have two periods in one month?
i'm 16 and i've had my period for about 4 years. this is the first time this has happened but i had two periods last month. one started on october 1st and ended october 6th and then the other started october 26th and ended the 31st. they both were similar and the second one hurt like periods usually do. i... Asked by Ladawn Bitsuie 1 month ago.

i'm 16 and i've had my period for about 4 years. this is the first time this has happened but i had two periods last month. one started on october 1st and ended october 6th and then the other started october 26th and ended the 31st. they both were similar and the second one hurt like periods usually do. i am taking pain medicine for my period cramps called anaprox ds and i'm not sure if that had something to do with it. i've been on that medication for quite some time now so i don't think that is it. does anyone know what is wrong? Answered by Arnold Peake 1 month ago.

Make an appointment with an Ob-Gyn. I had this happen to me when I was 19. I had a cyst on my ovary. It didn't cause me pain but I had to get it under control. Don't hesitate to get it checked out. If you don't, it could cause you more problems down the road. Answered by Sherell Maples 1 month ago.

Sounds like nothing is wrong, 28 days is a typical cycle, not an absolute rule. Could be next time you go 6 weeks between periods. Unless you had unusual pain, or a big difference in flow, either really light or relly heavy, I woundn't worry about it. Answered by Mao Gumphrey 1 month ago.

I just talked to my doctor about this yesterday. The same thing happened to me, but I had a day of spotting in the middle. Since I'm quite a bit older than you, I have more things that could be out of wack than you. But he did tell me that more than likely I didn't ovulate. He didn't seemed to concerned about it, but he is still sending me to have blood work done and my regular exam next month. Being as you are 16, I wouldn't be too concerned about it at this point. If it continues to happen, definitely go see your OB/GYN about it. Answered by Adrian Lutke 1 month ago.

Truthfully, there is probably nothing wrong. Most women experience their period every 20-36 days. All women's cycles differ, it's just an average that women have a period once a month (which is actually considered every 28-29 days). Most women have an "extra" period one month out of twelve. If it causes you too much concern, ask your OBGYN. Answered by Nicolette Genetti 1 month ago.

This happened to me before. My doctor said it meant that I didn't ovulate (release an egg) for that cycle. She said that it is normal and happens to a lot of women at least once. It could be because of stress, diet, maybe your medicine. However, if it keeps happening go to your doctor because something might be wrong. Answered by Anya Paris 1 month ago.

it is a mean of irregular period Answered by Jewell Pasquariello 1 month ago.


How can I reduce my period pain?
Lately my periods have gotten so bad. They even make me throw up. I get really bad cramps and diarhea and cant stomach anything. Does anyone have a period regimine they can share with me? I'm in despreate need. PS. Run in the family Asked by Emilia Demuro 1 month ago.

My god, can I sympathize!! I had periods that bad until I started taking prescription Naproxen (Anaprox). This is before it came out OTC (1980, I was 23). Came in 550mg horse-pills and had to take a tab at the first sign of discomfort or else I'd up-chuck it from word "go." Even then it took a full hour to work. As you probably know, a lot of discomfort (I put that mildly) can happen in just a few minutes. After several years I had to up that amount to two tabs (with my doctor's permission). At it's worse I had to take a total of 4 tabs in 24 hours. I was very lucky my stomach didn't rot out but it was necessary for ANY kind of normal function. I mean they don't call it "the curse" for nothing! I seriously considered having all the plumbing removed, didn't want kids anyway. About five years ago I read about Omega 3 fish oil tabs (1000mg) and B12 (250mg). A daily dose of that seemed to help too. I've been able to cut back my Naproxen to 2 tabs in 24 hours. But! it could be my age too. Was getting up to the late 40's. Now, I've skipped several months for two years in a row. Never thought I'd wish myself older just to get rid of the cramps by going through menopause! Talk to your GYN before starting any drugs or supplements and Good luck darlin' Answered by Rebbecca Oleksiak 1 month ago.

Have you been to a doc? You might have Endometriosis. It can cause alot of pain and other things during your periods. I have been dealing w/ it since high school, but wasn't told what it was until about 6 years ago. This illness has also been found to run in families. However, you still need to see a doc just to make sure. I am just telling you what I have dealt w/. The best thing you could do is talk to the doc. I also use heating pads to help relieve some of the pain from the cramps. Answered by Amos Caruso 1 month ago.

Okay pay no attention to the stupid picture with this answer it's my husband's avitar. Anyhow, CALCIUM!!!! YES take calcium pills or drink a glass of milk even when pms-ing. Try to get some sleep if you're having trouble sleeping I suggest Melatonin capsules they sell them at health food store which are a natural way to help you fall asleep. Exercise although I admit I never feel much like exercising during this time either! Another thing when I have terrible cramps I have a homemade giant sock thing that I filled with long-grain rice and tied off at the end and you can then heat it in the microwave for 2 minutes or more until really hot and can be used as a portable heating pad for your cramp area. It helps me everytime! Hope this helps. Also I take advil atleast 800 mg but if you need something stronger try asking your doctor! Answered by Shannon Decardenas 1 month ago.

Certain yoga positions really have helped me...my favorite is lying with your legs on a wall, it really lessens cramps for me. Also, avoiding caffine during your period can help, or so I've heard. Taking a hot bath is great and so is miadol. Good luck and feel better! Answered by Franchesca Benadom 1 month ago.

Red wine is good for cramps, if you are old enough to drink. Every month when it is time for my period, I drink one glass of wine before going to bed. I also take some kind of pain killer during the day. It works for me. Red wine is also good for an upset stomach. Answered by Allison Perra 1 month ago.

the best thing for intense menstral pain is rest,you can take 2 tabs(400mg) of ibuprofen every 6 hours,also try warm compresses,or heating pad to alleviate cramping,for nausea/vomitting,you can see a dr.and ask about phenergan 25mg,every 6 hours as needed for that.hope this helps Answered by Letha Piacitelli 1 month ago.

Plenty of water, calcium, vitamin E, and evening primrose every day. Also, take 2 advil the minute you feel your period getting ready to start, and continue taking it for the days you usually have the worst pain. Answered by Dorathy Hubl 1 month ago.

I used to have the same problem! nothing worked for me.. a hot shower would help a little... one time i went to the ER because of it and i just wanted to lay in the bed all day. Most doctors will give birth control for it... a lot of women have it.. i dont know any home things to try though. i have heard things but they didnt work for me! and midol only helped my headaches! Answered by Keila Kloke 1 month ago.

ok now i have that exzact same thing! its very stress ful take some mint tea and drink it try to eat something because u need something in you system to throw back up best thing would be is cinnomon it would help big time get a small cup of water or milk boil it and put cinnomen it helps Answered by Lashay Tuccio 1 month ago.

birth control pills can make it so you dont have your period at all i guess. i havent used them before but my friend uses them because her cramps got so bad that she would throw up too and since using them she hasnt had to deal with periods for a year and a half now. so i guess if you talk to your doctor about it they could get you some..... hope this helps!! :] Answered by Rosaline Kaley 1 month ago.


I'm a single dad with a 14 year-old daughter. She is a sweetheart and has an awesome attitude.?
But she suffers terrible cramps during her menstural period. Is there anything that will really offer her some relief? Asked by Tasia Delfi 1 month ago.

I found that none of the over the counter pills worked. I'd pop them like candy and the pain, cramps and vomiting would persist. My doctor prescribes Anaprox and I find that it helps tremendously. You should look into it. Also a hot water bottle is also a great help. It is very soothing. Another thing you can try is ginger tea. Ginger helps settle the stomach. I would suggest getting talking to your doc about Anaprox. It makes a world of a difference. Answered by Rubin Earnshaw 1 month ago.

It's always a good idea to have things checked out by a gyn. There may be an issue that needs attention. My suggestion for at home care is Tylenol or Pamprin. Alieve is also a good choice, and one suggested by my doctor. I don't take ibprophen because it seems to increase bleeding for me. I also don't take midol because it has caffine in it that my body does not react well to. Heat patches are a very good idea. I suggest something along the lines of ThermaCare HeatWraps. They are discreet and very affective. I too have severe cramps during the first few days and they make life more tollerable. If it doesn't overheat her, I suggest her wearing one on her tummy and another on her lower back. Also, I've found that tampons tend to make cramps worse. I hope this help you both! Answered by Hailey Borde 1 month ago.

Most doctors will give girls as young as 12yrs birth control to take care of the horrible cramps and breast tenderness. It is very common for teens to take BC for this, but she needs to take the pills everyday so that it will be most effective for controlling the symptoms. Also, I just want to note that while other posters are suggesting midol, pain killers, etc., it is not healthy for a 14 yr old to take the amount of midol and other pain killers that she would need to control cramping. Additionally, BC provides a preventative solution to the cramping, while a pain killer will only provide acute assistance with the pain. I worked with several young women in a clinic, and I have seen how large amounts of pain killers will cause more harm than good. Answered by Luella Iddings 1 month ago.

I'm not a single dad, but have two daughters that had the same problem. You can try some over the counter items; my youngest daughter used a heating pad and said it helped a lot; and something you probably don't want to think about...but should...birth control pills helped too...seems to put them on a better cycle...or so my wife said...the pills also help on any acne condition. Great of you to ask. Answered by Iona Kately 1 month ago.

It is not normal for woman to have severe menstrual cramping. She needs to be evaluated for endometriosis. Endometriosis causes severe cramping during periods and ovulation, plus heavy bleeding and irregular periods. Also, a doctor can prescribe a better pain reliever like vicodin. Many doctors do not take woman's pain seriously so you NEED to go there with her to the appointment and stress the need for something stronger to take than regular over the counter meds like Midol, or Advil. In the meantime, a hot water bottle works good. Answered by Lawerence Amedeo 1 month ago.

Ouch...I know how that feels. First, she can take "MIDOL" which is an over-the-counter medicine. It works well...at least for my bad cramps. If that doesn't work, have her take a warm-hot shower (it just subsides the pain for the moment). Or she can buy hot pads to put on her lower abdomen. She can also just sleep in all day to not feel the pain. Some experts says exercises can be a way to lower the cramps too. I hope this helps. Answered by Donnette Escalona 1 month ago.

Offer her some Midol (I think that's how you spell it, it's for menstrual cramps) or I find regular Advil works as well. And also keep a hot water bottle available for her. Some women's cramps can be really bad and if she is really suffering, then you may need to make an appointment with her doctor to discuss other options. Answered by Elana Rupert 1 month ago.

Have her try midol, it sounds funny but I have also read placing magnet where she is cramping will get the blood flowing and take away the pressure....Tell her to go for a jog that will help. If all fails take her to the doctor and have her put on birth control. Answered by Viva Fuger 1 month ago.

for cramps...she can be given a hot water bag massage or tell her to do some exercise...or the better way is to keep her active and healthy from the start as these cramps occur only due to weakness.so there must be a routine diet with lots of sprouts,dates syrup,homey badam,,....that will give her enough stamina to sustain those cramps Answered by Gaylord Bridget 1 month ago.

Heating pads could help, along with ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil). She can safely take up to 1600mg of it a day, though she needs to take it with food or milk to protect her stomach. If nothing at all helps, take her to a GYN to have an exam. There could be other reasons why she has such bad cramps. Answered by Robyn Hixson 1 month ago.


Which medicine/pills will cause blood thinning? I am planning to do a discogram this Friday.?
Which medicine/pills will cause blood thinning? I am planning to do a discogram this Friday. I know I should not take Aspirin...( But last night I took Robitussin - Cough, Cold & Flu and I took Contac Cold + Flu this morning). I wasn't sure if these medicine will cause blood...thinning.!! Can someone HELP?? Asked by Cathy Mcconnaughey 1 month ago.

Here is a list of blood thinning medications. Websites will also give info 4-Way Cold Tablets Ascriptin Ascriptin with Codeine Advil Aleve Alka-Seltzer Anacin Anaprox Arthopan Liquid ASA and Codeine Asprin Ascriptin Aspergum Bayer BC Tablets and powder Bromo-Seltzer Bufferin Bufferin with Codeine #3 Cama Arthritis Pain Reliever Clinoril Congesprin Chewable Tablets Cope Tablets Coricidin "D" Congestant Tablets Coricidin Coumadin Darvon with ASA Darvon Compound Disalcid Doan's Pills Dolobid Dristan Duragesic Easprin ECOTRIN Empirin Emperin with Codeine Equagesic Excedrin Feldene Fenoprofen Florinal Tablets Florinal with Codeine Ibuprofen Indocin Indomethasin Lodine Micrainin Midol Motrin Nalfon Naprosyn (Naproxen) Norgesic and Norgesic Forte Nuprin Nyquil Nytol Orudis Oxycodone Pamprin Percodan Persantine Phenaphene Propoxyphene Robaxisal Synalgos - DC Capsules Talwin Trilisate Answered by Chelsie Mccraken 1 month ago.

Blood Thinner Tablets Answered by Maile Cosper 1 month ago.


Why do doctors prescribe drugs which are available over the counter?
I was prescribed 500mg Naproxen twice a day, for which I got a prescription filled. Why don't docs just tell patients to take over-the-counter Naproxen (Aleve for example)? Is this some kind of scheme for the pharmaceuticals industry to keep making money on a drug now available in otc generic form? Asked by Lily Ochsenbein 1 month ago.

The prescription naproxen 500 mg (Naprosyn) is a different salt from the one in prescription Anaprox/OTC Aleve, and has different pharmacodynamics, though not by a lot. But we do prescribe OTC drugs. Sometimes it's as a favor to those who can share the cost when it's covered by insurance, and sometimes it's because people just want and/or expect a prescription. You'd be surprised how often I have patients ask for a prescription after I've gone through a lot of trouble explaining why they don't need one, and in my specialty (emergency medicine), it's hard not to look on that as a waste of valuable time. Answered by Giovanni Cai 1 month ago.

If he prescribed it, then it's really up to you to know if it's available OTC. In my opinion, doctors are not in cohoots with the pharmaceutical industry. They are completely ignorant about what is available OTC, and about the cost of medication. I was prescribed an anti-anxiety med that cost much more than the one I was on when I was when I had no insurance, while being assured by my doctor it was really, really cheap. I wouldn't call really cheap $80.00 for a month's Rx. My boyfriend has to take Claritin and used to get it for $10.00 a month with insurance. Now that it's OTC, he can't get it filled at the pharmacy, has to buy it over the counter, which costs around 4 more times than it did with his script. Answered by Dwain Haynie 1 month ago.

In the past I've been given prescriptions for OTC meds. It was for a dosage strength not available OTC. I thought I could just take enough of the OTC to equal the dosage, but my stomach disagreed. The use of buffers in the OTC were more than my body was ready for. Answered by Lisbeth Nunziato 1 month ago.

OTC Naproxen has 220mg of naproxen in it. The prescription form has more naproxen than the OTC. Answered by Hallie Montilla 1 month ago.

I think alto of doctors figure everybody has some kind of medical plan where they can be reimbursed for the prescription, or can have the costs covered at point of purchase. Answered by Audra Wehrli 1 month ago.

patients go to a doctor's office and expect a prescription, so doctors comply. in the future, educate yourself as to your diagnosis and treatment. ask you doctor questions that will empower you to have choice in your medical decisions. Answered by Darwin Ritchey 1 month ago.


College Girl in need of Help!?
I was asked to go on the pill, but I was scared because my mother was on it years ago after my second brother was born. She stoped and said that now that she has wants to have another kid, she cant because of all the times she had taken the pill. I want to have kids in the FAR future, will this affect me? Asked by Adaline Billiet 1 month ago.

okay, so i know that during menstration, cramps are sometimes involved. But mine are very severe. I've tried Midol to help calm them down. I did work for a while, but then I guess my body became accustomed to it, the cramps became stronger. They are so painful, I even faint sometimes. (which scares me) the pains usually last for 1-5 hours and they make my thighs kind of numb. Im going to college in the fall of 07' and I need something that will work so that I can use through out college. I don't want to be sitting on a desk and in a moment I feel like the women on T.V. giving birth (never had a child) or passing out. Is there anything out there? PLease help me!!!! Answered by Corinne Seumanu 1 month ago.

I recommend taking the Pill. My period used to be so... incredibly.. bad. I couldn't eat, I couldn't even move. I'd miss so much school. At least the first 2 days of every period to be exact. I tried Midol.. never worked. If you don't want to get on the pill (it's not so bad.. today they're getting better and better. I use Zovia or Kelnor. It's a really good one) But if you're afraid to use the pill, ask your gyno about Anaprox. It's a lovely muscle relaxer. I got it w/out having to get checked by the doctor. However, when my prescription ran out, I had to get checked. Anyway, if you're afraid to use that, then you can use Aleve. That's what i use now. I'm on the pill, but i still have some annoying cramps every once in a while. So, i'll take some Aleve, and use a heating pad. I'll just fall asleep, and when i wake up i feel much better. If you don't have a heating pad, you can use a bottle of hot water with a towel wrapped around it, or if you have to get up and go, get some of those things that warm when you open them. You can stick them on the inside of your pants/underwear, and they'll stay warm for quite some time. Answered by Tamica Jacinto 1 month ago.

Birth control does help. I have severe cramps also, although I have never fainted, and when I went on the pill it almost immediatly helped. Unfortunatly I couldn't stay on because they made me too emotional...even on the lowest dose...but they work great! Now, I am not a Dr. but severe cramps like this could be a sign of cysts or endometriosis. Its a good idea to see the Dr because if this is the case they both can be treated. Good luck. I hope it's nothing more than bad cramping. :) Answered by Allen Mastine 1 month ago.

The pill may help. I am personally going through this now. I have also passed out from the pain. The pill seemed to work the best at keeping the PMS and period at bay though. you may have to try a couple before finding the right one for you so be patient. Answered by Luis Usman 1 month ago.

birth control. i was in the same position. i started ortho tricylen lo about 2 and 1/2 months ago! it is awsome i have nooooo side-effects. its great! i feel like im not even taking anything. it really helped i have nearly no pain if i do it doesnt feel like a cramp just a little tight feeling for 2 seconds then its over. Answered by Cuc Coughran 1 month ago.

VITAMIN E helps alot and may STOP the cramps. Did for me! Ask any Nutritionist. Krill Fish Oil Capsules at mercola.com in summer is ideal and Cod Liver Oil Capsules in the winter. This you NEED anyway and is a GREAT source for Vitamin D and this is what you need to absorb Calcium. Answered by Argentina Rouzer 1 month ago.

You may need to be placed on birth control to help. I would definitely talk to your doctor about it. It is very effective in reducing the side effects of periods, or some types even stop your period for a while. Answered by Minda Cager 1 month ago.

Birth Controll Pill. It regulates your cycle. Plus your going to be in college so the Pill may come in handy. Answered by Mana Dandoy 1 month ago.

As severe as yours are I suggest going to a Gynecologist. It may be somethings that can be cured or at least get a prescription for. Tell the doctor just what you told us here. Answered by Melaine Hueftle 1 month ago.

Try calcium 1200 mgs for the first ten days before next menstruation and start taking your pain meds two days before. Answered by Brittaney Zagar 1 month ago.

first of all if your cramps are severe enough to cause fainting you need to see a gyno, if things are tight call your county health department and they should be able to direct you to a free or greatly reduced fee program to help you get the results you need! Answered by Raisa Cornelison 1 month ago.


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